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2014-07-22 12:21:00

Open architecture modernization effort updates obsolete equipment and enables a hardware backbone for increased cybersecurity MCLEAN, Va., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) a $12 million task order for a full range of engineering services to continue modernizing the Ship Self-Defense System Mark 2 (SSDS MK2). The contract has a potential value of $61 million over five years, if all options are exercised....

2012-03-22 23:01:14

2.5” SATA III 6Gbps SSDs Dramatically Accelerate Laptop and Desktop Performance SAN JOSE, Calif. (PRWEB) March 21, 2012 The vast majority of laptop and desktop computers sold today are equipped with rotating hard disk drives (HDDs), making the storage system the biggest bottleneck in most client computing applications. Biwin, an industry leader in flash storage products, today announced Elite Series SATA III SSDs, based on the LSI® SandForce® SF-2281 Flash Storage Processor,...

2011-06-30 00:00:28

#1 best-selling PC performance software adds automatic solid state drive optimization and device driver updates to an exclusively integrated feature set Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 29, 2011 iolo technologies, recognized as the fastest-growing US company in 2010 and 2009 by the American Business Awards, today launched version 10.5 of its award-winning System Mechanic PC performance software. Adding to its comprehensive suite of over 50 tools designed to restore PC speed and stability, new...

2011-06-07 11:52:00

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mushkin, Inc., (www.mushkin.com), a global leader in high-performance computer products, today announced "Chronos", a new solid state drive series based on the SandForce SF-2281 processor. This series will be Mushkin's first utilizing the SATA Revision 3.0 protocol, providing 6 gigabits per second of bandwidth. The Chronos Series is comprised of two types of products: "Chronos" and "Chronos Deluxe". Chronos Deluxe SSDs utilize high-speed NAND...

2011-04-20 12:43:00

MOORESTOWN, N.J., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy, supported by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has installed the Aegis Combat System aboard two new Navy destroyers, USS Gravely (DDG 107) and USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109). The Aegis Combat Systems aboard the ships have also been certified as fully operational through the tests known as Combat Systems Ship Qualification Trials. During the trials, the ships' Aegis Combat Systems were evaluated for combat-readiness through...

2010-11-11 09:06:00

MOORESTOWN, N.J., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $97M contract for the production of the Aegis Weapon System for the DDG-113 destroyer, plus advanced procurement funding for two additional systems for DDGs 114 and 115. "We are in a dynamic security and acquisition environment that focuses on affordability and capability like never before," said U.S. Navy Captain Jon Hill, the Major Program Manager, Integrated Combat Systems at Program...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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